Until now, Zak Gibbs' greatest challenge has been finding a way to buy a car. But when he discovers an odd wristwatch amidst his father's various inventions and slips it on, something very strange happens. The world around him seemingly comes to a stop; giving the effect that everyone has come to a stop. Zak quickly learns how to manipulate the device, and he and his quick-witted, beautiful new friend, Francesca, have some real fun. What they soon realize, though, is they are not alone in hypertime.Written by
Sujit R. Varma
Michael Biehn (Henry Gates) and Jenette Goldstein (Zak's doctor) costarred in Aliens (1986) as Cpl. Hicks and Pvt. Vasquez. Biehn starred as Sgt. Kyle Reece (John Connor's father) in Terminator (1984), while Jenette Goldstein starred as Janelle Voight (John Connor's foster mother)in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). See more »
In the Skate/Paint-ball Shop, as they are taking the paint out and replacing it with liquid nitrogen. Dr. Earl Dopler drops a frozen paint-ball into a container and says " Whala N2O to Go" which is Nitrous Oxide not Nitrogen. See more »
Halfway through the opening Paramount logo, a clock ticking can be heard. See more »
Although the cinema version was intact the UK DVD was cut by 4 secs by the BBFC to remove a 'potentially dangerous imitable technique' (an aerosol can being punctured with a knife) for a PG rating. See more »
This film is a very loose remake of the 1980 TV movie, "The Girl, The Gold Watch, and Everything".
A young boy accidentally finds a watch built by his estranged father that accellerates whoever is wearing it, and whatever (or whoever) they're touching into "hypertime", which makes the rest of the world move at a snail's pace, comparitively.
Michael Biehn plays a decent villian, although he is not allowed much developement, which is a bit sad, after his excellent work in Terminator, Navy Seals, Abyss, and The Rock.
French Stewart (Harry from "3rd Rock from the Sun") provides the comic aspect, and was pretty much my favorite character.
Jesse Bradford & Paula Garces do a good job, too.
Remember, this is a kid's movie, done by Nickelodeon, so it's on a kid's level, which explains some plot holes.
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